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Night Care Assistant

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Organisation:Nottingham City Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , per year - 1929 


NPPV Required:No 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Loxley House, Station Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 3NJ 


Closing date:18 June 2019 at midnight 

Starting Salary is £18,426 rising to £18,795 on first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period
We are currently seeking a committed individual to join our children's residential homes service as a Night Care Assistant to help provide care and support for up to 3 young people aged 11-18. The home specifically provides accommodation for young people with emotional / behavioural difficulties. Duties include caring for young people, tending to their needs, completing records and some domestic duties. Due to the nature of the role, candidates must be flexible and available to work on a four week rota working 148 hours. The candidate must be willing to work bank holidays, Christmas holidays and willing to work weekends and have the ability to lone work with young people.
Essential Criteria:
  • An understanding of Children’s needs and rights
  • Have an understanding of child protection issues and ensuring safety
  • Have an understanding of a practical and sensible approach to the safety and security of the building and equipment
  • Ability to respond sensitively to the physical and emotional needs of young people with a wide range of learning disabilities
  • Ability to manage challenging behaviour
  • The ability to form constructive relationships with young people
For further information please refer to the job description and should you require additional information please call Rachel Forrest on 0115 9157607 for an informal discussion.  
Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions Information which includes advice on pay, annual leave and hours of working. Nottingham City Council is open to conversations regarding flexible working options at the point of interview.  
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic communities and disabled people as they are currently under represented within our workforce.  
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